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Donald Trump Takes Lead in Latest CNN Poll

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 11:00am 9/6/2016 at 11:00am

Donald Trump has taken the lead in the latest CNN poll:

Trump tops Clinton 45% to 43% in the new survey, with Libertarian Gary Johnson standing at 7% among likely voters in this poll and the Green Party’s Jill Stein at just 2%.

The network conducted the poll from September 1 – 4...

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NFL Player Scores 4.0 GPA in Math in First PhD Semester at MIT

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Posted by    Monday, September 5, 2016 at 8:49pm 9/5/2016 at 8:49pm

Holy cow! Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel recorded a 4.0 GPA at MIT in his first semester of his PhD program.

But it’s actually not that surprising:

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Obama Cancels Meeting After Philippine President Calls Him Son of a Whore

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Posted by    Monday, September 5, 2016 at 6:30pm 9/5/2016 at 6:30pm

President Barack Obama will meet with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Tuesday instead of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after he referred to Obama as a “son of a whore.” National Post reports:

In his typical foul-mouthed style, Duterte responded: “I am a president of a sovereign state and we have long...

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Lawmakers Return Tuesday to Develop Spending Bill

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Posted by    Monday, September 5, 2016 at 4:40pm 9/5/2016 at 4:40pm

Lawmakers return from recess on Tuesday to develop a temporary spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. They have four weeks to make one in order for the government to continue after October 1.

The Zika virus has become one of the major concerns within the House and Senate. From Fox News:

Lawmakers...

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Refresher: Key Points From FBI Notes on Hillary’s Emails

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Posted by    Monday, September 5, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/5/2016 at 2:30pm

It’s the controversy that won’t go away for Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. It only became worse when the FBI released its notes and documents from its year long investigation that showed aides destroyed her BlackBerry devices, no one knows the location of the Archive laptop (which came from the Clinton...

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North Korea Launches Three Missiles as Leaders Meet in China

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Posted by    Monday, September 5, 2016 at 12:30pm 9/5/2016 at 12:30pm

World leaders have gathered in China for the G-20 summit, but that doesn’t include Kim Jong-un from North Korea. So of course the little tyrannical leader has to show off for everyone that he is cool and a total threat by launching three missiles off North Korea’s east coast:

“This is Pyongyang’s...

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Obama Tells Turkey U.S. Will Help Bring Coup Plotters to Justice

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Posted by    Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 7:30pm 9/4/2016 at 7:30pm

In July, the Turkish military attempted a coup to take out President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime. They failed, which led to a crackdown by the government and a purge of anyone the government felt had ties to scholar Fetullah Gulen, who they feel devised the coup. Erodgan has railed against the...

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Commission Announces Debate Moderators for 2016 Election

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Posted by    Friday, September 2, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/2/2016 at 4:00pm

Everyone can calm down now because the Commission on Presidential Debates have announced the moderators for the president and vice president debates.

The commission chose NBC Nightly News host Lester Holt, CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Fox News’s Chris Wallace, and ABC’s Martha Raddatz for the presidential debates. CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano will...

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FBI Releases Notes From Hillary Email Investigation

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Posted by    Friday, September 2, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/2/2016 at 2:30pm

The FBI has released its notes from the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server after numerous media outlets put in Freedom of Information Act requests. Everyone became curious over the fact that the FBI did not recommend charges against Hillary.

The FBI interviewed Hillary for 3.5 hours on July 2 at...

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Latest Hillary Emails Show Clinton Foundation Officials Sought Diplomatic Passports

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Posted by    Friday, September 2, 2016 at 11:30am 9/2/2016 at 11:30am

Dang, Hillary. No matter how hard you try a lie cannot become the truth because Judicial Watch keeps producing emails that shows deep ties between the Clinton Foundation and the State Department during your tenure as secretary of state.

This time, the Hillary emails show that Clinton Foundation donors and officials sought...

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GOP Wants New Justice Dept. Investigation into Clinton Foundation

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Posted by    Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 4:30pm 9/1/2016 at 4:30pm

Sorry, Hillary. But your email scandal will not go away, especially as more batches of emails and reports show strong connections between mega Clinton Foundation donors and the State Department.

In fact, as more evidence piles up, 50 House Republicans have asked the Justice Department for a new probe into the Clinton...

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Supreme Court Denies North Carolina Its Voter ID Law

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Posted by    Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 1:30pm 9/1/2016 at 1:30pm

North Carolina wanted to reinstate its voter ID law in time for the elections, but a deadlocked Supreme Court denied them this opportunity. From The Wall Street Journal:

The high court, in a brief written order, declined to stay an appeals court ruling from July that struck down North Carolina’s Republican-backed voting...

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Silicon Valley Asks Netherlands to Resist EU Tax Crackdown

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 4:30pm 8/31/2016 at 4:30pm

Tuesday, the EU told Ireland it must force Apple to pay back $14.5 billion in unpaid taxes, drawing anger from both sides since the ruling could harm future investments. In light of that, other situations involving the EU and US companies have come to the forefront again.

The Dutch press printed a...

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State Dept Says Latest Hillary Email Batch Contains 30 Deleted Benghazi Documents

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10:30am 8/31/2016 at 10:30am

So remember how the State Department miraculously found a disc with 15,000 Hillary Clinton emails after the FBI finished their investigation? Yeah, now officials said at least 30 of...

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FBI Will Publicly Release Hillary Email Investigation Notes

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 6:30pm 8/30/2016 at 6:30pm
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The FBI came under fire when Director James Comey decided not to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton over her private email server and when the department revealed no one actually taped its interview with her.

The media responded with numerous Freedom of Information Acts requests for more details, which has led the...

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FBI Warns States of Potential Hackers Targeting Election Systems

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 3:00pm 8/30/2016 at 3:00pm

The FBI has issued an alert across the nation that criminals and foreign governments might try to hack into election systems in November.

The department became concerned “after hackers successfully infiltrated one state board of election and targeted another” in Illinois and Arizona.

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EU Forces Ireland to Collect $14.6 Billion From Apple in Unpaid Taxes

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 1:30pm 8/30/2016 at 1:30pm

The EU alleges that Ireland gave Apple, an American company, sweet deals in order to bring jobs to the island.

On Tuesday morning, the EU antitrust enforcer ordered Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14.6 billion) in unpaid taxes in the biggest tax ruling in EU history.

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